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Table 1 Distribution and incidence of Candida species

From: A seven-year surveillance study of the epidemiology, antifungal susceptibility, risk factors and mortality of candidaemia among paediatric and adult inpatients in a tertiary teaching hospital in China

  Candida species
Total C. albicans C. glabrata C. tropicalis C. parapsilosis C. krusei others
(n = 201)
100.0%
(n = 81)
40.3%
(n = 73)
36.3%
(n = 28)
13.9%
(n = 8)
4.0%
(n = 6)
3.0%
(n = 5)
2.5%
Distribution n(%)
 Paediatric patients (≤16 years) 35(17.4) 16(45.7) 18 (51.4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2.9)
 0–28 days 32(15.9) 16(50.0) 15(46.9) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (3.1)
 29 days - 1 year 1(0.5) 0 (0) 1(100.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 2–16 years 2(1.0) 0 (0) 2(100.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Adult patients (> 16 years) 166(82.6) 65(39.2) 55(33.1) 28(16.9) 8(4.8) 6(3.6) 4(2.4)
 17–49 years 52 (25.9) 21(40.4) 19 (36.5) 7(13.5) 1(1.9) 3(5.8) 1 (1.9)
 50–65 years 56 (27.9) 11 (19.6) 23 (41.1) 14 (25.0) 5(8.9) 1(1.8) 2 (3.6)
  > 65 years 58(28.8) 33(56.9) 13(22.4) 7(12.1) 2(3.4) 2(3.4) 1(1.7)
Gender
 Male 114 (56.7) 44 (38.6) 39 (34.2) 19 (16.7) 6(5.3) 2 (1.7) 4 (3.5)
 Female 87 (43.3) 37 (42.5) 34 (39.1) 9(10.3) 2(2.3) 4 (4.6) 1 (1.1)
Incidence (episodes/1000 admissions)
 2013 0.20 0.06 0.12 0.01 0.00 0.01 0.00
 2014 0.22 0.09 0.10 0.03 0.00 0.00 0.01
 2015 0.27 0.10 0.12 0.02 0.00 0.03 0.00
 2016 0.37 0.23 0.10 0.04 0.00 0.01 0.00
 2017 0.32 0.10 0.14 0.07 0.01 0.00 0.00
 2018 0.16 0.06 0.07 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00
 2019 0.26 0.08 0.04 0.05 0.05 0.01 0.03
 Mean annual incidence 0.26 0.10 0.09 0.04 0.01 0.01 0.01
  1. *Others include C. guilliermondii (3), C. haemulonii (3) and C. inconspicua (1)